Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

State Edifices to Get Facelifts.(Journal North)

Byline: Wren Propp Journal Staff Writer

Water Consumption Also Drives Fix-Ups

Some of the state's most trafficked government buildings surrounding the Roundhouse have seen better days.

And just like sun-dried Hollywood stars with too many miles and no character parts in sight, the Lamy, Lew Wallace and Bataan buildings have facelifts in their future.

The state General Services Department -- caretaker of state property from metal and mortar to motherboards -- is planning Project Facelift this year with $2.3 million from its Capitol Building Repair Fund, said department Secretary Ed Lopez

The fund is part of a distribution from state Trust Land revenues required under the state constitution, but under Republican Gov. …

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